Celebrating Our CMF Community!
With the Michigan community of philanthropy, we are honoring the past and looking to the future with a bold vision grounded in our shared commitment to putting equity at the center.
Join your peers from around the state for powerful in-person and virtual collaboration and celebrations!
51st Annual Conference
Save the date to join your philanthropy peers for our Annual Conference taking place November 6-8, 2023 in Detroit!
Our team of experts is here to answer your technical questions, track down research and connect you with best practices.
We lead, strengthen and support Michigan's community of philanthropy.
Embolden and equip Michigan philanthropy in the relentless pursuit of equitable systems and the embrace of inclusive diversity.
Advance and amplify exemplary philanthropic practices and field expertise.
News & Insights
Managing Incoming Federal Dollars to Support Entrepreneurship and Youth Career Development in Pontiac
CMF Members Partner with the State to Launch $10 Million Microbusiness Loan Program
A Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Bay County
Kalamazoo Community Foundation Welcomes New President & CEO
Research from CMF Member Reveals New Self-Employment Data in the U.S.
CMF Community Voices
OUR STORIED HISTORY IS ROOTED IN INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIPS & SHARING THE IMPACT OF MI PHILANTHROPY: A CONVERSATION WITH DOTTIE JOHNSON
We sat down with Dottie Johnson, president-emeritus of CMF, during CMF’s 2022 Annual Conference – the kickoff to our 50th Anniversary celebration – to discuss our storied history and how this work has set our CMF community on a stronger path for the future.
Michigan Forum for African Americans in Philanthropy: Virtual Sawubona
Exploring HR Staff Professional Development Models
Senior Leaders Roundtable
Latinx Affinity Network Meeting
Community Foundation Spark Session: Guiding Donors on the How and Now of Philanthropy
Midwest Foundations Webinar Series: 45 Tips for Better Teams through Equitable Employee Handbooks
11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2023
Philanthropy is also getting organized and reorganized. Funding collaboratives, unionized labor, new governance structures — individual actors are making moves, coming together to cause change on a broader scale. As ideas and methods gain attention, they introduce yet more dynamism to the environment.
Today, we see this push-pull at work. In 2023 and beyond, we’ll see how it plays out.